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Q: wont shift out of park on 2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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engine will start, but will not shift out of park
(2) Answers
Sounds like the shift lock is inoperative. The shift lock gets a signal from the brake light switch, so if the brake light switch is bad, it will not shift out of park. Check to see if your brake lights are working.